Simple bedside technique for evacuating chronic subdural hematomas. Technical note

J Neurosurg. 1975 May;42(5):609-11. doi: 10.3171/jns.1975.42.5.0609.


The authors describe a simple spinal needle trephination technique found to be effective in the treatment of patients with chronic subdural hematomas.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Angiography
  • Chronic Disease / therapy
  • Hematoma, Subdural / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Needles
  • Trephining / methods*